Lake in the Hills approves plan to rent space at Northern Illinois Flight Center
The Lake in the Hills Village Board met May 26.
The Lake in the Hills Village Board meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of every month, except November and December when they meet only on the second Thursday.
Here are the minutes of the May 26 meeting as provided by Lake in the Hills:
Call To Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m.
Roll call was answered by Trustees Ray Bogdanowski, Stephen Harlfinger, Bob Huckins, Russ Ruzanski, Paula Yensen, Frank Covone and President Paul Mulcahy. Also present were Village Administrator Gerald Sagona, Assistant Village Administrator Jennifer Clough, Chief of Police Dave Brey, Public Works Director Fred Mullard, Parks & Recreation Director Laura Barron, Village Attorney Rich Flood and Village Clerk Denise Wasserman.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by President Mulcahy.
Public Comment on Agenda Items:
A. Motion to accept and place on file the minutes of the May 10, 2016 Committee of the Whole meeting.
B. Motion to accept and place on file the minutes of the May 12, 2016 Village Board meeting.
Motion to approve Consent Agenda items A-B was made by Trustee Harlfinger and seconded by Trustee Huckins. On roll call vote, Trustees Harlfinger, Huckins, Ruzanski, Covone, Yensen, and Bogdanowski voted Aye. No Nays. Motion carried.
A. Motion to direct the Village Administrator to negotiate an Economic Incentive Agreement in the amount of $500,000 for presentation to the Village Board at the June 7, 2016 Committee of the Whole meeting.
B. Motion to authorize the issuance of a Video Gaming License to Tacos El Norte.
C. Motion to reject all bids and waive the competitive bidding process and award a contract to Durham School Services for the 2016 Summer Camp Transportation Services.
D. Motion to accept the bid and award a contract to Blue Petroleum for the purchase of Above Ground Fuel Storage Tanks in the amount of $21,565.00.
E. Motion to reject all bids and waive the competitive bidding process and award a contract to Jerry Newman Roofing Co. for the Police Department Roof & Siding Replacement project.
G. Motion to approve and authorize the Village President to execute a Commercial Activity Agreement with AKC Aviation.
H. Motion to pass “An Ordinance Authorizing the Approval of a Ground Lease between the Village of Lake in the Hills and Mr. Ronald Hunt”.
I. Motion to authorize the Village Administrator to execute all contracts, applications, and other documents necessary to complete the July 1, 2016 renewal with BlueCross BlueShield for medical insurance, with Guardian for dental insurance, with MetLife for vision, and life insurance, and with WageWorks for flexible spending account benefits; continue to offer the health insurance waiver program at $2,000 per year; and continue employee contributions for medical, dental, and vision insurance of 5% for employees enrolled in the HMO or HDHP plans and 15% for employees enrolled in the PPO plan.
Motion to approve the Omnibus Agenda items A – E, G- I was made by Trustee Harlfinger and seconded by Trustee Huckins. On roll call vote, Trustees Huckins, Covone, Bogdanowski, Harlfinger, Ruzanski and Yensen voted Aye. No Nays. Motion carried.
Approval of the Schedule of Bills:
Motion to approve the May 27, 2016 Schedule of Bills, funds totaling $200,374.17 was made by Trustee Bogdanowski and seconded by Trustee Ruzanski. On roll call vote, Trustees Yensen, Bogdanowski, Huckins, Harlfinger, Covone and Ruzanski voted Aye. No Nays. Motion carried.
Approval of Manual Bills:
Motion to approve the April 2016 Manual Bills, funds totaling $835,888.80 was made by Trustee Bogdanowski and seconded by Trustee Ruzanski. On roll call vote, Trustees Covone, Huckins, Bogdanowski, Ruzanski, Yensen and Harlfinger voted Aye. No Nays. Motion carried.
Department Head Reports:
Village Administrator Gerald D. Sagona informed the Board that Shane Johnson’s wife gave birth to an 8 pound 9 ounce baby girl on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.
Board of Trustee Reports:
Paula Yensen wanted to compliment Public Works on the wonderful Open House. She brought people with her and they had a nice time. She attended the McCog meeting last night where the transportation projects were presented. There was unanimous support for all projects on the McDot schedule from the McCog members.
Russ Ruzanski thanked Public Works for their work on the Memorial this week. The benches will be installed tomorrow. He reminded those present about the meaning of this upcoming weekend.
Village President Reports:
President Mulcahy thanked Public Works as well.
President Mulcahy would like to see a 4th of July event for kids/families that could be held at the Village Hall grounds. He thinks it would be a fabulous addition to the Village.
Trustee Ruzanski also thanked Laura Barron for the department’s efforts for the raised garden beds at the food pantry. He also mentioned there have been tours of the food pantry facility.
Communications and Petitions:
Motion to approve and authorize the Village President to execute an agreement with S&K Aviation to rent the lower portion of the Northern Illinois Flight Center building was made by Trustee Harlfinger and seconded by Trustee Huckins. Trustee Harlfinger wondered why we are renting a building when there is another building on site that we have available to us. According to Mr. Mullard the building that the village has access to is not located in the best spot. The location of the space that is being rented makes more sense for the needs of the airport staff. On roll call vote Trustees Yensen, Huckins, Ruzanski, Covone, Bogdanowski voted Aye. Trustee Harlfinger abstained. Motion carried.
Adjournment: There being no further business to discuss, the meeting of the Lake in the Hills Board of Trustees was adjourned at 7:39 p.m.
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